E.S. Fox Limited
  • Chalk River, ON, CAN
  • Full Time


Since 1934, E.S. Fox Limited (ESFL) has set the standard for Safety and Quality Assurance. With over 3 million person-hours annually, we self-perform Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Sheet Metal and Refrigeration services. E.S. Fox Nuclear Services have been providing fabrication and construction services to the nuclear power industry for over 50 years. ESFL Nuclear Services aims to be the provider of choice. Our focus on Safety, Excellence, Continuous Learning & Improvement, Respect, Relationships and our Corporate Social Responsibility continues to keep us close to our clients.

ESFL Nuclear Services has offices in Oshawa/Bowmanville and Kincardine along with on-site locations at the OPG and Bruce Power Nuclear Generating Stations, and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories. ESFL Nuclear Services provides a full spectrum of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, in addition to maintenance and manufacturing services, fit to meet the growing requirements of the global nuclear power industry.

With over 800 weld procedures and 45 certifications that are audited by ISO, CSA, ASME, TSSA and CWB, ESFL continues to be a leader in the supply of quality nuclear fabrications for projects all over the world. As nuclear power generation evolves and transitions to Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), ESFL will retain the capability to provide design support for manufacturing, factory fabrication, shipping and logistical solutions, technical services and field construction.

With a strong commitment to health, safety and the protection of the environment, ESFL Nuclear Services has earned a reputation as a people-first, environmentally conscious and socially responsible nuclear services provider.

E.S. Fox Limited is looking for an organized, analytical and professional Project Manager to join our Project Management team to support Canadian Nuclear Laboratories projects. The primary location for this position will be in Chalk River, ON.


A rewarding career opportunity in the thriving nuclear industry. We provide great benefits including a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, Group RSP, as well as competitive compensation.


The Project Manager is accountable for all aspects of the project, including scope, schedule, cost, safety and quality. The Project Manager must ensure alignment from all stakeholders, internal and external, to achieve project success. Appropriate project management techniques are required to communicate and manage risk, change, stakeholders, cost and schedule.


  • Prime accountability for project safety record, schedule, and budget.
  • Sole representative and spokesperson for the project and its progress, timelines for completion etc.
  • Manage all aspects of project planning including the development of the execution strategy, budget, schedule, procurement and contracting plans, and risk, scope and change management plans.
  • Lead and supervise the project team while providing direction and guidance.
  • Authorize all project spending and wording of commitments made to vendors, and review and approve payment of invoices for purchased goods and subcontracted services.
  • Manage all day-to-day project management activities throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Appropriately manage the changes that occur throughout the project such as change of design, change of scope, change of weather, change of project personnel etc.
  • Monitor and control project performance (cost, schedule, and quality). Complete and distribute regular project reports (including issues, status, performance to plan and other KPIs) to key stakeholders, including the client and E.S. Fox Limited management.
  • Identify, monitor, communicate and manage risks effectively.
  • Communicate issues that occur within the project activities promptly to the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Effectively develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supervise and assure completion of project closeout activities and support the commissioning and transition to operation.


Candidates shall have at least one of the following certifications/degrees:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Eng and Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred
  • Technician or Technologist Diploma in technical or management field
  • Construction trade COQ
  • Gold Seal Certification
  • Approximately 6-8 years of accumulated lifelong learning experience equivalency through workplace position or training
  • Approved Canadian Nuclear Laboratories security clearance is an asset


  • Ten (10) years of project management experience; within the nuclear power plant industry or related construction/industrial projects would be considered an asset
  • Working experience in an EPC environment is preferred
  • Experience in project estimating, planning or execution
  • Experience providing routine and timely updates regarding project status; Serving as the representative for progress and next steps for the projects
  • Experience supervising project teams


  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
    • Financial acumen
    • Stakeholder management
    • Conflict resolution
    • Risk Management
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Concise, and detail oriented
    • Ability to understand and communicate financial statements, project KPIs, issues and risks
  • Highly organized and analytical
  • Dedication, ownership and accountability
  • Initiative
  • Problem solving mindset

E.S. Fox Limited is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We will accommodate applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

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